BRISTOL RELH/ECW     A website about the original ECW body on the Bristol RELH chassis.
Home Information Owners Vehicles Liveries Links/Credits AFM103G

Search for vehicle registration 
Search for owner by name/address 

Bristol RE 980 WAE

980WAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2134 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14481.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.091) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1978.


All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
There may be other photos on the Internet that I cannot show the links for. See 'Useful sites for finding pictures' on the links page.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2134  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2134 16 Oct 1964 Bristol oldbusman Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2134  Weston super Mare    
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2134 1974 Reading Previously listed on eBay   
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2134  Worcester    

Diary for 980WAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2134 Weston super Mare  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Jun 1965 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1969 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1969 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Feb 1971 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1971 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1973 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1973 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
May 1974 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1974 Sold to:Western National 2319  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bridgwater Plymouth Bus Club  
By Mar 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Apr 1977 Sold to:Costain GT159    
Aug 1978 Sold to:Costain-Taylor Woodrow    
Aug 1978  Costain-Taylor Woodrow  Reregistered to Dubai registration 46437  

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.

   Links to websites about other Bristol REs, and all other Bristol/ECW vehicles can be found here.
   If you can offer any information or photos to help improve this site (especially about AFM103G), please get in touch.